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and something would happen. >> look at what happened. >> so we've got john fuglesang holding down the fort in new york. we've got mooks here in burbank. we've got a full show today. hello, jim you walked in. >> hello. >> give him a minute to get organized. never mind the live radio tv thing happening. >> jim is joining you for the show? >> how gallant? >> we had headphones in the studio. >> look at that. somebody else's fault. >> but we got rude pundit coming up this hour and right now we've got news with jacki schechner. >> i do it all. look at that. good morning everybody. president obama, vice president biden meeting today with law enforcement officials from three communities rocked by gun violence. new tossen police chief michael kehoe along with his counter parts from aurora, colorado and oak creek wisconsin where a gunman killed six people and wounded four others at a sikh temple in august. u.s. attorney general eric holder and homeland security secretary janet napolitano will be sitting in as they have in many of the meetings that vice president biden had been holding along the way.
was taken to johns hopkins where he was pronounced dead. a second victim survived the shooting. there is still no word on a suspect or motive. a judge will allow defense lawyers to shut try to show that the lead detective in the phylicia barnes case has a history of lying. jayne miller is life downtown with that story. but the jury was picked last night. opening statements are set to begin tomorrow. the prosecutors may now ask -- it is a tough spot for prosecutors in the murder case of phylicia barnes. detective daniel nichols and laid out the -- to run the risk his credibility fall apart in front of the jury. the judge ruled that nichols and can be questioned about whether he told the truth last year when he allegedly headed up a robak search for his daughter when she ran away. according to an investigative summary presented in court, nichols and allegedly forced his way into the apartment recently -- into the apartment where he believed his daughter was hiding. according to defense lawyers for michael johnson,nicholson lied three different times when questioned by investigato
and oppose the whole concept of this consumer bureau thinking it is not really necessary. bill: john kerry, nominated next hour. martha: yep. bill: interesting how he was actually on the schedule for the committee hearing at hillary clinton before hillary clinton sat down. martha: you can't chair a hearing and be in front of the table next day. bill: funny the way washington works. we're just getting moving here. notre dame's manti te'o is talking. why he says he continued to talk about a dead fake girlfriend after he knew she was a fake in the first place. martha: such a bizarre story. a deadly deep freeze. huge parts of the country are now experiencing temperatures so cold that a ski resort has now shut down. bill: and hopes for bipartisanship, is that already over? i mean it has been three days. why a top republican leader says president obama wants to annihilate the republican party. >> let me just tell you. i do believe that is their goal, to just shove us into the dustbin of it had. -- history hey, our salads. [ bop ] [ bop ] [ bop ] you can do that all you want, i don't like v8 juic
of the baltimore ravens and the san francisco 49ers are brothers. jim and john harbaugh, ultracompetitive, even ruthless. how will they face off against each other on football's biggest stage? what about their parents? will they take a side? brian todd has the report. >> reporter: they have tried to downplay the family angle. but it's virtually impossible. >> you never put your family aside, joe, you know, but, well, yeah, priorities -- we have a job to do. all of us have a job to do. all of his coaches, our coaches, players, everybody focused on doing a job. >> john harbaugh talking about the fact that he and jim are the first brothers to ever become coaches against each other in a super bowl. inundated with the story, sick of it already, the family still managed to have some fun when john snuck on a conference call his parents having with reporters in recent days, posting as a caller from baltimore. >> is it true that both of you like jim better than john? >> i do not -- >> john, how are you? >> is that john harbaugh? >> that was me, john. >> hey, john -- mom was ready to come right through t
: clinton returns for one last time tomorrow to introduce john kerry at his confirmation hearing to be the next secretary of state. a much happier occasion. today was so ferocious at times that one republican senator on the committee later accused clinton of faking her emotion. a sign that her critics may try to make benghazi an issue if clinton does decide to run for president, brian. >> what a day it was on capitol hill. andrea mitchell starting us off from washington. andrea, thanks. >>> all of this brings us to our chief foreign correspondent, richard engel, in the studio. at one point the secretary just kind of waved her hand today to indicate the whole region of the middle east as something we should have our eyes on. as you know, all too well, it's a tinder box. what do you have your eyes on right now? >> in regards to this testimony, i think she was highlighting the problems in north africa. and it really goes down to weapons. when gadhafi was falling, i was there at the time, i had never seen so many weapons in my entire life. and they were just being taken from depots,
off by getting more on all of it tonight from nbc's john yang in chicago. john, good evening. >> reporter: good evening, brian. the signs are small, and they're far from conclusive. and we have had had false starts before. but economists are pointing to data that suggests that maybe, just maybe, we could be in for stronger economic growth this year, which has already started off with a bang. today, the stock market winning streak marked its fourth straight week. and this week, encouraging signs on jobs and higher home prices. today, the government reported that sales of new homes shot up nearly 20% in 2012, and home prices went up almost 14%. >> this is the new pricing power. >> reporter: diana olick covers real estate for cnbc. >> home building definitely improved in 2012, but nowhere near where we need it to be. we're still running half the housing starts as we would be in a normal year. >> reporter: 2012 home sales were only a third of the record set in 2005. any improvement is good news for truberry custom homes outside columbus, ohio. they haven't been this busy since th
the future sale of some handguns and shotguns. joe johns joins us from washington, i understand that senator feinstein will show up holding a bushmaster. >> reporter: we don't know if she'll be holding it but we know she is going to have some weapons present that would be banned under her proposal, that would include bushmaster, as you know, they're fairly well-known, a bushmaster was we believe used by the shooter in newtown, connecticut. now, we know the broad outlines of what feinstein is likely to promow propose. it's been public for weeks. we look for detail, we expect a revised ban on the so-called military style assault weapons led to believe that means banning the sale, transfer, importation or manufacturing of about 150 firearms, some rifles, even possibly handguns, shotguns, fitted with for example detachable magazines and having at least one characteristic that the creators of this proposal see as making it suitable for military use. the issue is what qualifies as an assault weapon. gun rights advocates say feinstein would ban characteristics that are aesthetic or cosmetic. the im
, why all of the love? good morning, welcome to early state. i'm christine rom yans. >> and i'm john berman. it's january 28th it's monday. we'll begin with that developing story out of brazil. deadly chaos at a nightclub. early yesterday morning. killing a staggering 233 people. many of them college students celebrating their last weekend of summer break. it happened at kiss nightclub in santa maria. recovery workers now say they're hearing the eerie sound of ring tones. we're in santa maria with the latest. >> reporter: smoke filled the air when the first firefighters entered the nightclub. where shirtless men were already trying to rescue some of the injured. emergency vehicles arrived not realizing the extent of the tragedy they faced. chaos and terror among survivors and the body of victims all around. the fire broke out at about 2:00 in the morning at a nightclub called kiss in santa maria in bra sail's southern most state. the club was packed with some 2,000 people, twice its legal capacity according to officials >> translator: people who were inside the facility when they cam
's final visit to capitol hill as secretary of state with senator john kerry awaiting confirmation to replace her. shep? >> shepard: mike emanuel on capitol hill this evening. well, secretary clinton says terrorists used weapons from libya in last week's attack at a gas plant in algeria. militants there killed three dozen hostage, three americans among them, according to algeria's prime minister. >> so, this pandora's box, if you will, of weapons coming out of these countries in the middle east and north africa is the source of one of our biggest threats. there's no doubt that the algerian terrorists had weapons from libya. >> shepard: and secretary clinton says the u.s. has to do a better job of tracking and recovering those weapons. team fox coverage continues now. catherine herridge at the state department. catherine, secretary clinton also said we have to pay more attention to the threat from terrorists in north africa, which you have been telling us really here for months. >> well, shep, secretary clinton said publicly today what intelligence officials have been saying private
. a third person in the home refused treatment. meteorologist john collins says it is certainly did time of year for that. >> boilers and that in demand. we have more wintry weather than we have been dealing with recently. some light snowfall amounts tangling things up traffic-wise thursday and friday. now we have another storm developing. midnight last night, a winter mex around chicago, milwaukee, wisconsin. here's how that storm is advancing on us. all day today it comes in. brazil is able more and it is into ohio now. it is still a winter remix going up towards detroit. is going to come in with temperatures later tonight and tomorrow morning before freeze bridging below freezing. the moisture comes in and will be partially as rain, partially freezing rain, sleet, snow, or any combination. the advisories are out and we will tell you more about it in a few minutes. >> one week out from the super bowl. the ravens broadcast team touching down in the big easy earlier today. while meltzer joins us live with a behind-the-scenes look. that's a good gig you've got there. >> i certainly pick t
handful of thugs in the republican -- republican thugs in the senate and house led by rand paul and john mccain who would have been arrested for assaulting secretary of state hillary clinton. and third, i kept thinking about what a glorious time for the pentagon to announce it was lifting the ban on women in combat because if there was any proof that women are ready for combat, it was watching hillary clinton. in front of those senators yesterday. i thought she was magnificent! andself things about this hearing. but the first one we gotta say again, it's disgusting what the republicans have been doing. remember mitt romney started this, in the middle of the campaign, when we have a terrorist attack against the united states. it was just like 9-11 in the sense this was american soil, i don't care, benghazi is in libya but it is american soil. american consulate. terrorists attacked us. what do we do after 9-11, we all pulled together and said we're going to get those s.o.b.s. what did the republican party do after benghazi? we're going to get president obama. we're going to get hillary cl
returns for one last time tomorrow at john kerry's confirmation hearing to be the next secretary of state. >> it was not all hugs and kisses and bipartisan cooperation -- republican- controlled house voted overwhelmingly to diffuse the looming debt ceiling crisis. the measure suspended the cap on federal borrowing and establishes a new may 19 deadline. in return for this vote, democrats a promised a budget plan with the spending cuts. both sides say they're hoping for continued cooperation. they are expected to pass legislation to the house and president obama said he will sign it. they were encouraged -- investors were encouraged -- the dow closed at its highest level since october 2007, months before the start of the great recession. the nasdaq and the s&p 500 some modest gains. >> the security deal -- they are accused of using their detail for personal and political gain. mark walker testified that he was required to help with the county executive's reelection campaign. walker also claimed he kept watch as he engaged in sexual encounters with his mistress. he denies any wrongdoing -- t
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their dream. will it be jim harbaugh or john and the ravens. last night was a wild ride for the harbaugh family. early in the day the younger brother had led the 49ers to a win in atlanta. because of travel he didn't have the means to watch his older brother john's ravens upset the patriots in new england. during the game he phoned a friend, his father. now jack harbaugh tells the rest of the story. >> about the middle ever the 3rd quarter, jim calls from the airport. he didn't talk about his game or what did you think of that. tell me what's going on with john. tell me what's going on with john. i said, i'm watching it right now. there's a fumble. the ravens have recovered. what happened now? it's a touchdown pass. we're up by two scores. jim is going wow, do you realize what this is setting up? i said, i think i do. >> it's setting up the har because bowl -- harbaugh bowl. tiger woods had himself a day. look at this action. he nearly spins it back for an eagle. his final hole of the day, trying to reach it in two. even through the raindrops, no problem for tiger. he would miss the eagl
john king and margaret hoover and illinois democratic congresswoman tammy duckworth. how do you feel about today's announcement? >> i was pleased. a great step forward for our military and our nation. this opens up a whole new population of americans who want to serve and defend this nation who now will be able to do it in combat jobs. >> john king, how much of this is about politics? >> first and foremost it's something the president believes in. if you attach it to some other things he said he believes in and will push for in his second term, look at what we heard in the last 72 hours. women in combat. ground breaking language in his inauguration speech. take all of those issues, what do they have in common? they fit the demographics of the obama coalition. how did he win? college educated women. younger voters. nonwhite voters. he's embracing if you will not only the politics but the policy priorities of his coalition. what else do they have in common? they put pressure like a sharp thumb on some key points in a republican coalition that this white house frankly thinks is ageing,
correspondent john king, cnn political consultant and republican consultant margaret hoover, also wounded iraq veteran and illinois democratic congresswoman tammy duck worth. congresswoman as a veteran how did you feel about today's announcement? >> i was so pleased. because i think it's a great step forward for our military and our nation. you know, this opens up a whole new population of americans who want to serve and who want to defend this nation who now will be able to do it in combat jobs. >> john king, how much of this is about politics? >> first and foremost, it's something the president believes in, anderson. but if you attach it to some other things he said he believes in and will push for in his second term, look at what we heard in just the last 48, 72 hours. women in combat. groundbreaking language in his inaugural address on gay rights. more talk in his inaugural address about equal pay for women. the return of climate change and immigration to his agenda and gun control. take all those issues. what do they have in common? two things. they fit the demographics of the obama coali
sandy survivors, how they're coping coming up. plus, senator john kerry, the chairman of the senate foreign relations committee, testifying to the senate foreign relations committee. it's all about his bid to be the next secretary of state. so how is that going to go? that's coming up. [ male announcer ] this is sheldo whose long day setting up the news starts with arthritis pain and a choice. take tylenol or take aleve, the #1 recommended pain reliever by orthopedic doctors. just two aleve can keep pain away all day. back to the news. >>> fox weather alert. it's january and cold. to relief for the deep freeze across the northern u.s. and forecasters say a developing storm could add snow to the mix. temperatures, better than the last couple of days bus freezing in louisville and d.c. especially painful for families who don't have any electricity or heat after superstorm sandy slammed the northeast. volunteers have set up warming tents on staten island. >> we have some propane heaters. our tent has propane heater but weather conditions like this the heater doesn't work so well. for t
adviser as his homeland security adviser, taking the place of john brennan. brennan is being moved over to the cia and if brennan is confirmed there, he will now have a woman advising him on homeland security matters. it would not be the first time a woman filled this role. fran townsend, now adviser to cnn previously held that post for the bush administration, but it would be a woman taking a senior post. we have learned that sylvia matthews burr well who worked in the clinton administration is the top contender for omb director although that is not done. >> janet napolitano is staying on as secretary as well. thanks for that. jessica yellen at the white house. let's dig deeper with the correspondent, cnn's state of the union. women are coming in. there women in the administration. does he still have a gender diversity problem? >> let's ask this when we get further down the line. this is not about the title. when you look around and you look at chief of staff, secretary of state pentagon chief, those are -- the treasury secretary, those are the most powerful cabinet level and chief of
john kerry into hillary clinton's job as next secretary of state. >> i'm very pleased that john will be given the chance, subject to confirmation, to continue the workati ativof a l. >> i would take office as secretary, proud that the senate is in my blood but equally proud that so, too, is foreign service. >> we don't often see that kind of emotion from john kerry, referring to his father, who was part of foreign service and took the family overseas when he was a young man. on tuesday will he they will vote on his confirmation, expected to move on with the confirmation easily. they want much more in those changes to filibuster rules. these are small steps but could have a very practical effect on what can and cannot get done in washington. savannah? >> everybody would be for getting things done in washington. thank you very much. >>> natalie morales has a check of the top news stories over at the news desk. good morning, natalie good morning, everyone. >>> pyongyang threatens to attack the south if they join in on a new round of sanctions. they are declaring it a declaration of
administered by the chief justice john roberts, jr. the public swearing-in and all the pomp and circumstance that go with it were put off until today and what a day it is. the temperature right now is in the high 30s. the sky is clear, a brilliant winter's day in the nation's capital. people are pouring into the national mall to witness a day of history. the first family began the day by attending services at st. john's church. that's right across the street from the white house. that's a long-standing tradition for presidents on inauguration day. joining me now in our cbs coverage is bob schieffer, our chief washington correspondent and anchor of ""face the nation."" bob, what are you expecting to see? >> well, it's going to be an important day for the nation, but i must say, you know, the fiscal cliff negotiations, the slaughter of those children in connecticut made it difficult for washington to be festive this time around. it's also a very unusual atmosphere because of this gridlock. i mean, you're not hearing people talk about hope and renewal this time around, but is the government bro
will soon be john kerry's headache. president obama's nominee for secretary of state, testified yesterday at a senate confirmation hearing on capitol hill. but he fielded more questions about iran's nuclear program and about syria and pakistan. kerry is expected to sail through the confirmation vote some time next week. >>> and gun control advocates are urging the public to get behind tough, new legislation, just unveiled yesterday. senator dianne feinstein introduced the law that would ban 157 types of assault weapons. the nra and their congressional allies are unlikely to approve them. >>> and the senate has some new rules this morning to curb filibusters, which are used to block bills and nominations. senators overwhelmingly approved the new rule, which reduce but don't eliminate the number of times a filibuster can be used by the minority party. in return, the majority will to allow two minority amendments to bills. >>> and rhode island statehouse, lawmakers applauded after passing a bill to allow gay marriages. rhode island is the only state in new england that does not allow them ri
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third yesterday. we'll show you a little bit of that. >> chief justice john roberts administered the oath. the president has two swearing in ceremonies because inauguration day fell yesterday. he had two of the first time around because he and justice roberts flood their lines during the public ceremony. >> vice president joe biden was also sworn in yesterday morning just as he administered his oath at the naval observatory. >> today's oaths will take place just before the noon hour. there's plenty happening before then. we have crews all around town covering every facet of today's celebration from the swearing in to the crowds, to the parade to the pictures you are sharing online. we're going to check in with all of them in a few minutes. >> we know thousands will head down to the national mall. if you haven't left already, you are going to need to know how to dress. it is chilly here. the breeze is blowing . tucker barnes, tell the folks how many layers they are going to need if they are going to head down here. >> maybe you should tell them how many layers you are wearing. thi
of the show, we asked, why are you awake? we have a lot of interesting responses today. john tower has a few. hey, john. >> darren writes, my fake i recall grend is in town early today. on twitter, i'm up because i thought i saw you walking on garden street a few years ago. am i right if >> i think you probably are right. let's face it, with no makeup and no suit, i don't look very good on the street, so you might not have thought it was me, but it actually was. all right, john, thank you very much. "morning joe" begins right now. ♪ >>> it's vince with shamewow! you'll be using this towel every time to wipe away your shame. don't worry, shamewow wipes it away like that. lied about doping and threw everyone under the bus? just insert one end of your ear and pull it out the other end. look at that, shame is gone. shamewow works for every shame at any time. lip-sync the national anthem, pooped your big boy pants, expose your crown jewels, ten-week marriage, sorry for party rockin'? don't worry. shamewow has you covered. >> okay, that was exhausting. what a frightening year. good morning, ever
john mccain is getting set for two hearings. first he met with former senator chuck hagel. said they were old friends and had a frank and candid exchange. mccain fell short of saying whether or not he would support hagel. second, the senator joked late tuesday that he will intensely question secretary of state nominee john kerry. >> and we will look forward to interrogating him at his hearing next week, mercilessly. we will bring back for the only time water boarding to get the truth out of him. >>> less than a month after a drunk driving accident that killed a teammate, dallas cowboys nose tackle jay ratliff was arrested on suspicion of driving while intoxicated after his pickup truck sideswiped a tractor trailer truck. >>> and a company is interested in getting what they can out of asteroids. deep space industries say they hope to mine asteroids from metals and other valuable resource by 2020. really? >>> according to a new study, alcohol may help you fall asleep at least for an overall restless night. researchers find regardless of how much you drink, drinking can increase ti
correspondent john harwood. john, my question to you, is this a reflection of the dysfunction in congress or are we looking at folks who face tough re-election battles? >> reporter: a little bit of both. history tells us 2014 will be a difficult year for democrats. that influenced harkin and jay rockefeller. saxby chambliss may have faced a primary challenge. you also can't overlook the effects of age. both rockefeller and harkin are over 70 years old. chambliss would be over 70 by the time of the 2014 election. >> is there the potential for a fundamental change in ideology in both houses? >> reporter: not a fundamental change in ideology, but you do see the senate becoming somewhat fresher. already 60 out of a hundred senators came, when barack obama came in 2005 or later, and fresh members of the senate are more impatient with the dysfunction of the place. we saw some of the effects this past week with the agreement among republicans and democrats to slightly streamline filibuster procedures. >> all right. john harwood, good to have you on with us tonight. thanks. >>> as secretary of st
congressional fire over the benghazi attacks. will john kerrs hearing be as rough? >>> the frozen tundra outside your door. >>> looks like america's credit card won't get rejected after all. >> and when distracted drivers challenge locomotives don't be the one going against the train. "early today" starts right now. >> announcer: this is "early today" for thursday, january 24th, 2013. >>> good morning, i'm mara schiavocampo. another military milestone. today, the secretary of defense is expected to announce by unanimous recommendation of the joint chiefs of staff that he's lifting the ban that prevent s female soldiers and marines from serve on the lines of combat. here's nbc news pentagon correspondent jim miklaszewski. >> reporter: for the past ten years, u.s. military women have served on the front lines in both iraq and afghanistan, but never allowed in direct ground combat roles. lifting the 20 year ban against women in combat will ultimately put them directly in the heat of battle. it opens some 237,000 combat positions to women. women will be assigned to roles communication, logistics and
the start of his second term in prayer. our white house correspondent brianna keilar is outside st. john's church. that's right near the white house. our chief white house correspondent jessica yellin is on the national mall. brianna, let's go to you first. tell us what's going on. what is about to happen? >> reporter: hi there, wolf. i am across from the church where president obama and mrs. obama are inside sitting, not in the traditional president's pew, but in the first row, as is the vice president and his family, and i want to show you, if this bus will move behind me, you can see over here the presidential limousine, the beast. once this service is over and we are told that it will be short and sweet, the beast is standing ready to whisk president obama and mrs. obama off to the capitol. >> brianna, thank you. let's go to jessica yellin. jessica, i understand you're learning some details about what the president will say. >> reporter: one insider insisted to me, wolf, that there is no challenge to be met today, no political test, but president obama considers this speech deeply me
of state, the massachusetts senator john kerry we want off script today during his confirmation hearing. his comments about senator john mccain's ordeal in vietnam that were not in senator kerry's prepared remarks, plus what made him cry today. and the kennedys like you've never seen them. newly uncovered family photos, including a seve from jackie o. that's still ahead. >> shepard: there is a new twist as fox reports in the murder case of the washington intern chandra levy more than ten years ago. her parents now tell fox news.com about new secret meetings surrounding the case. they say that lawyers on both sides mettles twice since december to discuss the testimony of one witness. remember channel chan's case made headlines because of her reported affair with gary condit. but a court ultimately convicted this illegal immigrant linked to a string of assaults at rock creek park where a dog walker discovered her body nearly a year after she disappeared. her parents say they do not know which witness is the subject of the post trial meetings, but they say they're hoping this does not jeop
of defense. >>> massachusetts senator john kerry one step closer to becoming the next secretary of state. kerry had his confirmation hearing before the senate foreign relations committee today. he addressed a number of issues including iran, syria and climate change. kerry served on the foreign relations committee for 30 years and is expected to easily win confirmation and take over for hillary clinton in the next couple weeks. >>> president obama has nominated a tough former prosecutor to head the securities and exchange commission, mary jo white with an extensive record prosecuting white collar crime in new york. she helped put away john gotti and convicted the persons responsible for the world trade center bombing in 1983. white's nomination heads to the senate now. >>> it's a new congress and perhaps a new opportunity to achieve statehood for the district of columbia. delaware senator tom carper introduced a bill to make d.c. the 51st state. three fellow democrats co- sponsored the legislation, barbara boxer, richard durbin and petition murray. eleanor holmes norton has introduced a
, john roberts, he is going to make his way. >> the notecards are there. chief justice roberts loved the oath, and i thought that was interesting. here come the daughters, sasha and malia. looking spectacular in their coats. >> yesterday his youngesty his t daughter said daddy, you did not mess up. [laughter] >> the president obama started the morning with a little prayer service, interface from all kinds of spiritual leaders, reverend lyons sat down with chris wallace in recent days and gave a little bit of a sermon and talked about how in recent days he thinks the president has been almost pastor in chief dealing with tragedies such as the one in newtown, connecticut. trying to bring communities together their and president has an opportunity today to try to bring the country together. there will be a luncheon with congressional leaders after the swearing in his. you will see that giant stand behind me that has bulletproof glass, the president and first lady will review the parade. we are told that the president attended school there, play basketball, it was interesting to note tha
is what speaker of the house john boehner had to say about that inauguration speech. >> so we're expecting here over the next 22 months to be the focus of this administration as they attempt to to annihilate the republican party. and let me just tell you, i do believe that is their goal, to just shove us into the dust bin of history. >> sean: and joining me now to try and defend his old boss, president obama former economic advisor austan goolsbee. you were hanging out with them. yes. >> sean: did my name come up. >> only the best way possible. >> sean: and tiger woods, i left california years ago. >> california? and phil mickleson after state, local federal taxes 63 cents of every dollar goes to the dollar. wait a minute, i didn't ask the question. >> well, that wasn't the actual true fact, the accountant came back and said it wasn't. >> sean: i'll break it down. let's break it down 40% national tax, 13 1/2, that's 53 1/2, hang on. 4% obamacare tax, 57 1/2, and then fica tax, social security, and then we have local tax and then we have sales tax and property tax. >> and many of those you
of state there john husted began stumping for this idea of making the electoral college change. hey, it's just an idea, right? but now it's very, very quiet in ohio. and that leaves michigan. oh, michigan. michigan, my nominee for incapable of being embarrassed. move over, florida. michigan has a bill on the way with the republican sponsor who is quite unembarrassed by the attention now or his failure to pass the same kind of bill last year. quote, the bill got no traction last year. there were people convinced romney was going to win. and that might take electoral votes from him. but now, now that romney lost, now maybe even rick snyder, the governor is warming up to the idea this week and saying so publicly. governor snyder saying it is fair to change the rules since the election is not for a few more years yet. we started this week with six states on the map where republicans were talking about changing the rules to elect the president so you could use the gerrymandered congressional maps to make the presidential election go the way the house vote went this year where democrats got m
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